GeographyThe commune of Ploubazlanec is bordered by the Manche, on approximately 19 kilometers of coasts.
HistoryThe parish of Ploubazlanec is mentioned for the first time in 1224. In 1824, Ploubazlanec annexes the communes of Lannévez and Perros-Hamon. At the 19th century, the economic activity is centered on fishing, in particular in Iceland starting from the Second Empire. During first half of the 20th century, the commune becomes the vacation resort of many personalities: Frederic and Irene Joliot-Curie, the Langevin, the biologist Louis Lapicque, the physicist Jean Perrin, Marcel Cachin, or the founder of L'Oreal, Eugene Schueller.
- Agriculture (early products)
- Retail business
- Development of tourism
Places and monuments
Loguivy-of-the-seaThe fishing port of Loguivy is located at the entry of the Trieux. This port is famous for its scallops which are the subject of an annual festival. The port of Loguivy is also famous for its championship of the world of Loguivy-of-the-Sea of the driving boats with pop-pop. To note the presence of a fish and not of a cock on the bell-tower of the church. The village mainly consists of vain houses of fishermen transformed into second home. Lénine remained in Loguivy during the summer 1902.
Pors-EvenIt is the second fishing port of the commune, which gives on bay of Paimpol. It is famous for its fish ponds accessible to all. One can buy there shells (scallops, hard shell clams…) and of the shellfish (lobsters, crabs…). It is this place which, with the city close to Paimpol, inspired Pierre Loti for his novel Pêcheur of Iceland .
The Cross of the Widows (beginning of the 18th century) and the Pillar of the Virgin are two remarkable places. The women of fishermen went to the Cross Widows to watch for the return of the ships.
ArcouestIt is the port where the landing stage for the Island of Bréhat is located. On the point of Arcouest celebrates it house Bettencourt is, dominating bay of Launay. The Bettencourt accepted there the president Georges Pompidou and his wife at the time of their voyage in Brittany in July 1969.
LaunayLaunay is an old village of fishermen become a required vacation resort. One finds there a beach and a small marina.
The tower of Kerroc' HThis tower of Granite is set up in 1873. It is surmounted statue of the Virgin and Joseph saint with the Jesus Child. Beautiful panorama on bay of Paimpol.
The vault of Perros HamonVault of the 18th-18th centuries (registered in 1925 with the Inventory of the Historic buildings).
The church Holy-AnneShe is built of 1906 to 1908, to replace the old church. In the cemetery, the Wall of the shipwrecked men (commemorative plaques of the shipwrecks) is.
Personalities related to the commune
- Common of Coast-in Armor
- Ploubazlanec on the site of the national geographical Institute
- Ploubazlanec on the site of INSEE
- Ploubazlanec on the site of Quid
- Localization of Ploubazlanec on a chart of France and communes bordering
- Plane on Ploubazlanec on Mapquest
- Official site of the commune of Ploubazlanec
- Official site of sporting Star of Ploubazlanec
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